To get a sample of the Brazilian culture, you don’t have to travel all the way to Brazil anymore; just make sure you visit Carnaval Brasileiro held annually around the month of February. Local and other dance groups and musicians perform during the festival. Participate in the dances, try the samba with the local Austinites, listen to the Brazilian tunes and Portuguese songs and enjoy the wild festivities. Tickets can be booked online, but only cash is accepted at the ticket offices. Held at Palmer Events Center.
- Type: Festivals & Fairs
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This popular building has been home to the annual Austin Record Convention, numerous gun and knife shows, Sami shows featuring arts and crafts, and many high school graduation ceremonies. Cat and dog shows are also popular events as well as music conventions, like Carnaval Brasileiro, and sports shows. During election time you will find it becomes a central meeting point for ballot collecting and vote tallying.